Superior Central wins TV 13’s High School Bowl

Superior Central High School topped Houghton High School 280 to 240 in the 2013 High School Bowl Championship. Representing Superior Central, seated from left, are players Mark Heinonen, Amy Burley, team captain Josh Elsenbroek and Mitch Anderson. Standing are alternates Monica Bergren, Cassie Crooks-Luepke, Jessica Johnson and Katy Monty with coach Shannon Hancock. Players for Houghton are, seated from left, Nikhill Rao, team captain Maria Sliva, Ian Hyslop and Brianne Hiltunen. Standing is alternate Thomas Page with coach Bill Martell. High School Bowl host G.G. Gordon is standing at lower left. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula participated in for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 35 years on the air. Northern Michigan University awarded scholarships to the first and second-place winners, with Superior Central receiving $2,500 and Houghton $1,500 in scholarship funds.